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# 242620 5-Nov-2018 22:24
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Hey guys,

 

 

I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas.

 

 

I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30.

 

 

Can anyone confirm this? :/




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  # 2120632 5-Nov-2018 22:27
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Look at the speed of the plans on the Skinny site surely this must advise something

 

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  # 2120633 5-Nov-2018 22:30
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Linux:

 

Look at the speed of the plans on the Skinny site surely this must advise something

 

John

 

 

I have of course. However being that Skinny runs through Spark, and that Spark Basic supports the Chorus upgrade, assume Skinny would too. But then to be contradicted and told that Chorus only provision the service at 30 not 50, I understood that it would be 50 regardless and then up to RSP to support the 50. 





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  # 2120635 5-Nov-2018 22:31
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Yes the Skinny site covers the speed I just put in my address and clearly states the speed / Price

 

Unlimited Fibre 30

 

$ 73 Our cheapest fibre plan. Great for all your fundamental basics like web browsing and video streaming

 

then

 

$78 Unlimited Fibre 100

 

then

 

$88 Unlimited Fibre 200

 

John

 

 




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  # 2120636 5-Nov-2018 22:32
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Linux:

 

Yes the Skinny site covers the speed I just put in my address and clearly states the speed / Price

 

Unlimited Fibre 30

 

$ 73 Our cheapest fibre plan. Great for all your fundamental basics like web browsing and video streaming

 

then

 

$78 Unlimited Fibre 100

 

then

 

$88 Unlimited Fibre 200

 

John

 

 

 

 

You're missing the point.........

 

 





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  # 2120637 5-Nov-2018 22:33
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No i'm not missing any point

 

Chorus may provision the service at 50Mbp/s but the retail ISP can keep the old speed of 30Mbp/s (Control it from ISP side)

 

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  # 2120638 5-Nov-2018 22:35
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Chorus can say we are only going to provision 500 Mbp/s but the retail ISP still can restrict the speed to 30Mbp/s from it's side

 

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  # 2120639 5-Nov-2018 22:38
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I'll ask the skinny guys to clarify tomorrow for you.

 

 





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# 2120640 5-Nov-2018 22:39
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hio77:

 

I'll ask the skinny guys to clarify tomorrow for you.

 

 

If they say anything different then they should update the Skinny website ASAP

 

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  # 2120641 5-Nov-2018 22:45
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hio77:

 

I'll ask the skinny guys to clarify tomorrow for you.

 

 

 

 

Many thanks Hio :) Glad you understand where I'm coming from. Cheers heaps





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  # 2120644 5-Nov-2018 23:03
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Linux:

 

hio77:

 

I'll ask the skinny guys to clarify tomorrow for you.

 

 

If they say anything different then they should update the Skinny website ASAP

 

John

 

 

As with anything like this, that's always a discussion point and something that the team are damn quick at sorting.





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funnyfela: Hey guys, I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas. I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30. Can anyone confirm this? :/

 

Hi! Sorry about the confusion. Skinny Unlimited Fibre 30 is actually 50 in Chorus areas.

 

I'll ask the team to update the website.





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funnyfela: Hey guys, I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas. I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30. Can anyone confirm this? :/

 

Hi! Sorry about the confusion. Skinny Unlimited Fibre 30 is actually 50 in Chorus areas.

 

I'll ask the team to update the website.

 

 

Great that will save questions like this

 

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funnyfela: Hey guys, I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas. I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30. Can anyone confirm this? :/

 

Hi! Sorry about the confusion. Skinny Unlimited Fibre 30 is actually 50 in Chorus areas.

 

I'll ask the team to update the website.

 

 

Awesome, great news :) Thanks heaps for confirming





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funnyfela: Hey guys, I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas. I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30. Can anyone confirm this? :/

 

 

 

I know this has more or less been answered already, but I thought I’d just jump in and reiterate.

 

Fibre is sold, on the wholesale level, by bandwidth size. What Chorus have done is offered the Fibre 50 at the same price to those providers with Fibre 30 plans.

 

However it is up to the individual broadband provider if they decide to follow through with the offer.

 

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funnyfela: Hey guys, I remember a while back about Chorus upgrading their speed on the basic fibre plan from 30 -> 50. I can also read this about FibreBasic on Spark that their FibreBasic supports 50 in Chorus areas. I asked a team member at Skinny who replied with that Chorus is provisioned at only 30 so thus the plan is only 30. Can anyone confirm this? :/

 

Hi! Sorry about the confusion. Skinny Unlimited Fibre 30 is actually 50 in Chorus areas.

 

I'll ask the team to update the website.

 

 

Apologies, I stand corrected. Skinny Unlimited Fibre 30 customers on Chorus UFB currently get up to 30mbps. We're working to resolve this, no ETA at present. @funnyfela - please pm me if you signed up on the basis of information I provided above.

 

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I work for Skinny, but I don't post in my capacity as a Skinny representative. I check the forum in my spare time, and try to help when I can. To get help from the Skinny team head to https://support.skinny.co.nz/contact.php

 

 





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